Rafael Nadal Shocked by Teen in Basel, Calls Time on 2014 Season

Rafael Nadal, who suffered a shocking loss to teen Borna Coric in Swiss Indoors quarters, has brought an end to his 2014 season saying he will undergo his appendix operation on November 3.

updated: October 25, 2014 09:23 IST
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Rafael Nadal reacts after his exit in the Siww Indoors.


Rafael Nadal suffered a 6-2, 7-6 (7/4) loss in the quarter-finals of the Swiss Indoors to teenager Borna Coric on Friday and then shut down his season to undergo appendix surgery.

The nine-time French Open champion and 14-time Grand Slam title winner confirmed he will have his appendix removed on November 3.

Given the circumstances the 28-year-old Spaniard said there was no logic in him competing at either next week's Paris Masters or the eight-man World Tour Finals in London from November 9.

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